The Kids Are Alright: Young Bluegrass

Young folks have contributed a lot to bluegrass music over the years, and continue to do so. Back when they were young bucks in their twenties, now-established bluegrass legends like David Grisman, Ricky Skaggs, Eric Weissberg, and others helped push the bluegrass envelope forward. Now, young pickers like Sierra Hull, Twisted Pine, Billy Strings, and more continue to help the genre thrive while strongly honoring its traditions. Enjoy this playlist of young bluegrass!

David Chernack

David Chernack is a fiddler, mandolinist, and guitarist from the Hudson Valley. Trained as a classical violist, David found out about bluegrass music in high school and despite his best efforts has been unable to kick the habit in adulthood. He picked up mandolin and guitar in college in Boston, where he studied environmental science and music. While not at his day job or pickin' 'grass, David also enjoys birdwatching and wrenching on cars.

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